Bride Rovers GAA Club notes & news round-up for the week.

November 8, 2018

Playing Season Underway

We’re still in Februaryand most playing fields are still closed due to the bad weather but the flaghas gone up and the 2013 season is up and running. With juvenile, ladies,junior and minor football games coming up this weekend it will be a busy time. OurJunior Hurlers got their season off to a start with a challenge game againstBallygiblin on Saturday last so as the evenings get brighter it will be hecticbefore long.


The County Semi Final of the Scor Sinnsearis on in Ballyhooley Hall on this coming Sunday night Feb 16th at 7.30pm.

Astro-TurfAvailable To Hire

The astro-turf pitch at Bride Rovers is available for hire bycontacting James Bermingham on 086 8350741. Pitch is suitable for 5 a sideteams and costs €50 per hour with lights.

GAASeason Tickets.

The 2013 GAA Season tickets are now on sale. The Ticket combinesadmittance to the National League games and first round championship game foreither the Cork Hurling and/or football teams. The Ticket represents a hugesaving on the individual ticket prices to each game. Full details

Tráth na gCeist CLCG Coiste Chontae Chorcaí

Beidh Tráth na gCeist CLCG Coiste Chontae Chorcaí arsiúl i seomra an chumainn, Lúth-Chleas Gael, Baile an Easpaig de Céadaoin, 20úFeabhra, 2013, ag 8in. Thisquiz is the only event organised by Cumann Lúth-Chleas Gael that is heldcompletely as Gaeilge, and all clubs are asked to support it. Winning teamswill progress to represent Cork in the Munster Final and hopefully Nationallevel.

SeamusCoughlan RIP

It was with sadness that all in Cork GAA circles heard the newsat the weekend of the death of Seamus Couglan. Seamus was an outstanding Nemoand Cork Footballer winning an All Ireland medal in 1973. After his army careerhe spent many years as the man behind the Cork GAA Club members draw. Sinceresympathy to his family and friends.

JimmySmyth RIP

Jimmy Smyth the greatest Clare hurler never to have won an AllIreland medal died at his home in Clontarf, Dublin at the weekend. He playedfor Clare for 19 years and was a brilliant member of the Munster hurling team,winning six Railway Cup medals with the province. He worked for years as astaff member of the GAA at Croke Park. He had an abiding love of Ballads,especially GAA Ballads. After producing books of GAA Ballads for his nativeCounty and Tipperary he turned his attention to Cork. In 2001 along withBrendan Barry, Jim Cronin and this writer the Book of Cork GAA Ballads waspublished. Jimmy was a true Gael and loved being in the company of GAA people.He was a native of Ruan. May he rest in peace.


The Bride Rovers GAA Club website is proving popular athome and abroad. If you have any ideas for improving the website or suggestionsfor additions please contact us. Recently over 100 extra photographs have beenadded in the Gallery Section as well as extra match reports. If you have anyold Club photos we would love to put them up on the website so please contactany Club Officer. We have very few photographs from the 1940’s and 1950’s andwould seek any GAA related pictures taken in the parish during this period.Even photos of groups or individuals at carnivals, tournaments or East Corkgames would be very welcome. Also please remind family members scattered allover the world to log in and keep in touch.


Set Dancing Classes are held at 8.30 each Wed night in theRathcormac Inn.

The Bride Rovers GAA Club main sponsor is The RathcormacInn/Conversation Piece